Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, today, announced that UK-based Tullow Oil plc’s (Tullow) Joe-1 exploration well has discovered a new Upper Tertiary oil play in the Guyana basin.
Parliament should be considered automatically dissolved given the constitutionally mandated period for general elections, according to former two-term Speaker of the National Assembly Ralph Ramkarran.
A US-based Guyanese man, who was on vacation here, was found dead yesterday morning and police have launched an investigation to determine the cause of his death.
Oil services company Nalco Champion will not be storing chemicals at the John Fernandes Ltd (JFL) Inland Terminal at Industrial Site, Ruimveldt as its client ExxonMobil has moved to access those services overseas.
Winston Missigher showed up for the Courts 10K yesterday seeking to defend the title he won for the first time last September.
It is undeniable that since the night of December 21st when the government surprisingly lost the motion of no confidence brought against it that the country has been in a state of suspended animation – verging on nine months of it with no end in sight.
The stakes for the Alliance for Change (AFC) will be high as it meets with its coalition partner A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) this week to review the pivotal Cummingsburg Accord that underpinned their victory at the 2015 general elections.
Still coping from the trauma of Hurricane Dorian that ravaged The Bahamas earlier this month, a family of five last evening returned to Guyana after seven years in hopes of starting life afresh.
The Government of Guyana will be donating $41.6M (US$200,000) to The Bahamas to aid in relief following the battering by Hurricane Dorian.
After a spate of robberies in Lamaha Springs, residents yesterday removed and burned an ‘illegal’ bridge between their community and ‘C’ Field, Sophia.
Citing fears of an influx of foreigners, political party, ANUG has called on government to cease all grants of citizenship to such aliens unless stringent and clear criteria for citizenship are made available for public examination and discussion.
A US appeals court has ordered that Guyanese murder accused Marcus Bisram be extradited to Guyana, after denying both a rehearing of his appeal arguments and a motion to stay the extradition.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica has recorded the most incidents of human rights violation when compared to its Caribbean neighbours.
Transparency Institute Guyana Inc. (TIGI) continues to be vocal on a range of corruption issues hampering anti-corruption efforts and stymieing development in Guyana.
Three years after rehabilitation works began on the Kitty Market, vendors are still unsure about when they can return to ply their trade.
Construction of 150 metres of rip-rap sea defence at Cane Garden, on the northern end of the Essequibo River island of Leguan is moving along and that project is 80% complete.
A young Guyanese with a drive to succeed in the US is putting her skills at work in bringing a ‘breath of fresh scents’ to homes in New York (NY) with her creation of soy-based candles.
A single lane trail in Port Kaituma, Region 1 that had many large potholes is undergoing a complete transformation into a $172M highway, as part of the government’s vision to connect Port Kaituma to Mabaruma, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday that the United States was “locked and loaded” for a potential response to the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, after a senior official in his administration said Iran was to blame.
By Frank Seepersad (Trinidad Guardian) One year ago, I broke with tradition and spoke directly to the media about my views in relation to the opening of the 2018/2019 Law term.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection in New York last night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S.
(Trinidad Express) Trinidad and Tobago Special Olympics athlete Sean Gibson, 34, has been found dead.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition said yesterday a dialogue mediated by Norway’s Foreign Ministry to try to resolve the country’s political crisis had ended, six weeks after President Nicolas Maduro’s government suspended participation.
(Jamaica Observer) While the brutal killing of promising young attorney-at-law Sashakay Fairclough has shocked, in particular, the parishes of St Ann and St James where she practises mainly, the police have no leads yet into the murder, nor has a motive been established.
MANAGUA, (Reuters) – A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said yesterday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country.
DETROIT/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) said yesterday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight on Sunday after U.S.
(Barbados Nation) Barbados has produced only 7 800 tonnes of sugar from about 93 600 tonnes of cane this year, one of the most disappointing harvests in the last decade.
(Trinidad Guardian) The relatives of Tobago gyro vendor Elias Dabbourah, 30, are demanding justice following his death on Saturday.